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==== Canada  ====
 
==== Canada  ====
  
=====  Library and Archives Canada  =====
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'''Library and Archives Canada '''
  
395 Wellington Street
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395 Wellington Street  
  
Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N4
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Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N4  
  
 
General enquiries: 613-996-5115 or 1-866-578-7777 (Toll free in Canada and the US)  
 
General enquiries: 613-996-5115 or 1-866-578-7777 (Toll free in Canada and the US)  
  
Online Contact Forms at:
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[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/contact/index-e.html  Online Contact Forms ]
  
'''[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/contact/index-e.html http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/contact/index-e.html]'''  
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Their preferred method of receiving queries is via email, at either of the above addresses. There is a large collection of newspapers on mf at Library and Archives Canada. It published a union list in book form under the title ''Union list of Canadian newspapers held by Canadian libraries = Liste collective des journaux canadiens disponibles dans les bibliothèques canadiennes'' (National Library of Canada, 1977, with a supplementary volume in 1983). Since 1988 it has been published on microfiche only. This title is widely available in Canadian libraries of all sizes. Newspaper holdings for '''LAC''' are listed on their website:
  
Their preferred method of receiving queries is via email, at either of the above addresses. There is a large collection of newspapers on mf at Library and Archives Canada. It published a union list in book form under the title ''Union list of Canadian newspapers held by Canadian libraries = Liste collective des journaux canadiens disponibles dans les bibliothèques canadiennes'' (National Library of Canada, 1977, with a supplementary volume in 1983). Since 1988 it has been published on microfiche only. This title is widely available in Canadian libraries of all sizes. Newspaper holdings for'''LAC''' are listed on their website:
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[http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/18/index-e.html. Canadian Newspapers on Microform] Held by the Library and ArchivesCanada,
 
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Canadian Newspapers on Microform Held by the Library and ArchivesCanada, '''http://www.collectionscanada.gc.ca/8/18/index-e.html.'''
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==== Alberta  ====
 
==== Alberta  ====
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Email: paa@gov.ab.ca  
 
Email: paa@gov.ab.ca  
  
Website: http://culture.alberta.ca/paa/
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Website: http://culture.alberta.ca/paa/  
  
The Legislature Library has a nearly complete collection of weeklies from 1905.
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The Legislature Library has a nearly complete collection of weeklies from 1905.  
  
 
===== Legislative Assembly of Alberta - Library Services  =====
 
===== Legislative Assembly of Alberta - Library Services  =====
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==== British Columbia   ====
 
==== British Columbia   ====
  
===== British Columbia Archives  =====
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'''British Columbia Archives '''
  
 
655 Belleville Street  
 
655 Belleville Street  
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==== Manitoba  ====
 
==== Manitoba  ====
  
===== Archives of Manitoba =====
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'''Archives of Manitoba'''
  
 
130-200 Vaughan Street  
 
130-200 Vaughan Street  
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Email: archives@gov.mb.ca  
 
Email: archives@gov.mb.ca  
  
Website: '''http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/'''
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Website: '''http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/'''  
 
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For books and publications, researchers are referred to the '''Manitoba Legislative Library''' in the same building.  
 
For books and publications, researchers are referred to the '''Manitoba Legislative Library''' in the same building.  
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Email: legislative_library@gov.mb.ca  
 
Email: legislative_library@gov.mb.ca  
  
Website: '''http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/leg-lib/'''
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Website: '''http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/leg-lib/'''  
 
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They have newspapers from Manitoba dating back to 1859 and make the microfilms available for interlibrary loan.  
 
They have newspapers from Manitoba dating back to 1859 and make the microfilms available for interlibrary loan.  
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==== New Brunswick  ====
 
==== New Brunswick  ====
  
===== Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB) =====
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'''Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB)'''
  
 
Bonar Law-Bennett Building  
 
Bonar Law-Bennett Building  
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Telephone: (506)453-2122  
 
Telephone: (506)453-2122  
  
Website: '''http://archives.gnb.ca/Archives/ '''  
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Website: '''http://archives.gnb.ca/Archives/'''
 
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New Brunswick Newspaper Directory:
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'''[http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperDirectory/?culture=en-CA http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperDirectory/?culture=en-CA]''' 
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[http://archives.gnb.ca/APPS/NewspaperDirectory/?culture=en-CA  New Brunswick Newspaper Directory]:
  
 
The province’s largest collection of newspapers is at:&nbsp;  
 
The province’s largest collection of newspapers is at:&nbsp;  
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Telephone: (506) 453-4740  
 
Telephone: (506) 453-4740  
  
Newspaper Guide''':'''
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[http://www.lib.unb.ca/microforms/newsguide.html Newspaper Guide]''':'''
 
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'''http://www.lib.unb.ca/microforms/newsguide.html'''  
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===== Legislative Library of New Brunswick =====
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'''Legislative Library of New Brunswick'''
  
 
706 Queen Street  
 
706 Queen Street  
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Email: library.biblio-info@gnb.ca  
 
Email: library.biblio-info@gnb.ca  
  
Website: '''http://www.gnb.ca/legis/leglibbib/index.asp'''
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[http://www.gnb.ca/legis/leglibbib/index.asp Website]:
  
 
The Legislative Library also has a large collection. They have all New Brunswick newspapers and also make clippings files by subject from the four provincial dailies “concerning public issues and the activities of the New Brunswick government” so it appears unlikely these will be of use to genealogists.  
 
The Legislative Library also has a large collection. They have all New Brunswick newspapers and also make clippings files by subject from the four provincial dailies “concerning public issues and the activities of the New Brunswick government” so it appears unlikely these will be of use to genealogists.  
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Email: archives@therooms.ca  
 
Email: archives@therooms.ca  
  
Website:'''http://www.therooms.ca/archives/'''
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[http://www.therooms.ca/archives/ Website]:
  
 
The principal repository for newspapers is the Newfoundland &amp; Labrador Collection, which is part of the:  
 
The principal repository for newspapers is the Newfoundland &amp; Labrador Collection, which is part of the:  
  
===== <br> Newfoundland &amp; Labrador Public Libraries =====
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<br>'''Newfoundland &amp; Labrador Public Libraries'''
  
 
Newfoundland &amp; Labrador Collection  
 
Newfoundland &amp; Labrador Collection  
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Telephone: 709-737-3955  
 
Telephone: 709-737-3955  
  
Website: '''http://www.nlpl.ca/nlcollection/'''
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[http://www.nlpl.ca/nlcollection/ Website]:
  
 
==== Nova Scotia  ====
 
==== Nova Scotia  ====
  
===== Nova Scotia Archives =====
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'''Nova Scotia Archives'''
  
 
6016 University Avenue  
 
6016 University Avenue  
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Email: nsarm@gov.ns.ca  
 
Email: nsarm@gov.ns.ca  
  
Website:'''http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/'''
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[http://www.gov.ns.ca/nsarm/ Website]:
  
 
A good listing of their newspaper holdings can be found in Terrence Punch’s ''Genealogical research in Nova Scotia'' (New revised edition, Halifax: Nimbus, 1998).  
 
A good listing of their newspaper holdings can be found in Terrence Punch’s ''Genealogical research in Nova Scotia'' (New revised edition, Halifax: Nimbus, 1998).  
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==== Ontario  ====
 
==== Ontario  ====
  
===== Archives of Ontario =====
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'''Archives of Ontario'''
  
 
134 Ian Macdonald Blvd.  
 
134 Ian Macdonald Blvd.  
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Email: reference@ontario.ca  
 
Email: reference@ontario.ca  
  
Website:'''http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/'''
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[http://www.archives.gov.on.ca/ Website]:
  
 
AO has a large collection of pre-1930 newspapers. In the 1960s, Ontario universities had a cooperative programme to microfilm local newspapers, and these microfilms can be found in many university libraries. The largest collection of post-1930 Ontario newspapers in one place (aside from'''LAC''') can be found at the:  
 
AO has a large collection of pre-1930 newspapers. In the 1960s, Ontario universities had a cooperative programme to microfilm local newspapers, and these microfilms can be found in many university libraries. The largest collection of post-1930 Ontario newspapers in one place (aside from'''LAC''') can be found at the:  
  
===== Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library =====
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'''Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library'''
  
 
789 Yonge Street (1 block north of Bloor)  
 
789 Yonge Street (1 block north of Bloor)  
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Telephone: (416) 393-7131  
 
Telephone: (416) 393-7131  
  
Website: '''http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/'''
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[http://www.torontopubliclibrary.ca/ Website]:
  
==== Prince Edward Island ====
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==== Prince Edward Island ====
  
===== Public Archives &amp; Records Office (PARO) =====
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'''Public Archives &amp; Records Office (PARO)'''
  
Hon. George Coles Building, 4th floor
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Hon. George Coles Building, 4th floor  
  
175 Richmond Street
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175 Richmond Street  
  
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island  
  
Mailing address:&nbsp;
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Mailing address:&nbsp;  
  
P.O. Box 1000
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P.O. Box 1000  
  
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 7M4
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 7M4  
  
Telephone: (902)368-4290
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Telephone: (902)368-4290  
  
Email: [mailto:archives@gov.pe.ca archives@gov.pe.ca]
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Email: [mailto:archives@gov.pe.ca archives@gov.pe.ca]  
  
Website: '''http://www.gov.pe.ca/archives/'''
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[http://www.gov.pe.ca/archives/ Website]:&nbsp;
  
There are many newspapers here and at the:
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There are many newspapers here and at the:  
  
==== Robertson Library ====
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'''Robertson Library'''
  
University of Prince Edward Island
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University of Prince Edward Island  
  
550 University Avenue
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550 University Avenue  
  
Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P3
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Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P3  
  
Information/Reference Desk: (902)566-0696
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Information/Reference Desk: (902)566-0696  
  
Email: [mailto:reference@upei.ca reference@upei.ca]
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Email: [mailto:reference@upei.ca reference@upei.ca]  
  
Website: '''[http://library.upei.ca/ http://library.upei.ca/]'''
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[http://library.upei.ca/ Website]:  
  
==== Québec ====
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==== Québec ====
  
 
The Archives nationales du Québec has nine locations, each of which has the materials for its area:  
 
The Archives nationales du Québec has nine locations, each of which has the materials for its area:  
  
===== Abitibi-Témiscamingue et Nord-du-Québec =====
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'''Abitibi-Témiscamingue et Nord-du-Québec'''
  
 
27, rue du Terminus Ouest  
 
27, rue du Terminus Ouest  
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Email: archives.rouyn@banq.qc.ca  
 
Email: archives.rouyn@banq.qc.ca  
  
===== Bas-Saint-Laurent et Gaspésie, Iles-de-la-Madeleine =====
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'''Bas-Saint-Laurent et Gaspésie, Iles-de-la-Madeleine'''
  
 
337, rue Moreault  
 
337, rue Moreault  
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Email: archives.rimouski@banq.qc.ca  
 
Email: archives.rimouski@banq.qc.ca  
  
===== Côte-Nord =====
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'''Côte-Nord'''
  
 
700, boulevard Laure, Bureau 190-2  
 
700, boulevard Laure, Bureau 190-2  
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Email:archives.sept-iles@banq.qc.ca  
 
Email:archives.sept-iles@banq.qc.ca  
  
===== Estrie =====
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'''Estrie'''
  
 
225, rue Frontenac, bureau 401  
 
225, rue Frontenac, bureau 401  
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Email: archives.sherbrooke@banq.qc.ca  
 
Email: archives.sherbrooke@banq.qc.ca  
  
===== Mauricie et Centre-du-Québec =====
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'''Mauricie et Centre-du-Québec'''
  
 
225, rue des Forges  
 
225, rue des Forges  
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Email:archives.trois-rivieres@banq.qc.ca  
 
Email:archives.trois-rivieres@banq.qc.ca  
  
===== Montréal =====
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'''Montréal'''
  
 
Édifice Gilles-Hocquart  
 
Édifice Gilles-Hocquart  
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Email: archives.montreal@banq.qc.ca  
 
Email: archives.montreal@banq.qc.ca  
  
===== Outaouais =====
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'''Outaouais'''
  
 
855, boulevard de la Gappe  
 
855, boulevard de la Gappe  
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Email: archives.gatineau@banq.qc.ca  
 
Email: archives.gatineau@banq.qc.ca  
  
===== Québec =====
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'''Québec'''
  
 
Campus de l’Université Laval  
 
Campus de l’Université Laval  
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Email: archives.quebec@banq.qc.ca  
 
Email: archives.quebec@banq.qc.ca  
  
===== Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean =====
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'''Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean'''
  
 
930, rue Jacques-Cartier Est  
 
930, rue Jacques-Cartier Est  
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Email: archives.saguenay@banq.qc.ca  
 
Email: archives.saguenay@banq.qc.ca  
  
<br> The principal repository for newspapers is the:  
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<br>The principal repository for newspapers is the:  
  
&nbsp;'''Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)&nbsp;'''  
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'''Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ)&nbsp;'''  
  
 
475, boulevard De Maisonneuve Est  
 
475, boulevard De Maisonneuve Est  
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Toll free in Québec outside Montréal: 1-800-363-9028  
 
Toll free in Québec outside Montréal: 1-800-363-9028  
  
Website: '''http://www.banq.qc.ca/'''
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[http://www.banq.qc.ca/ Website]:
  
 
==== Saskatchewan  ====
 
==== Saskatchewan  ====
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''Regina location:''  
 
''Regina location:''  
  
===== Saskatchewan Archives Board =====
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'''Saskatchewan Archives Board'''
  
 
3303 Hillsdale Street  
 
3303 Hillsdale Street  
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Email: info.regina@archives.gov.sk.ca  
 
Email: info.regina@archives.gov.sk.ca  
  
Website: '''http://www.saskarchives.com/web/index.html'''  
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[http://www.saskarchives.com/web/index.html  Website]:
 
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''Saskatoon location:''  
 
''Saskatoon location:''  
  
===== Saskatchewan Archives Board =====
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'''Saskatchewan Archives Board'''
  
 
91 Murray Building, University of Saskatchewan  
 
91 Murray Building, University of Saskatchewan  
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This is the best source for newspapers; papers from communities north of Davidson are in Saskatoon, the rest are in Regina. The weeklies on microfilm are available on interloan.  
 
This is the best source for newspapers; papers from communities north of Davidson are in Saskatoon, the rest are in Regina. The weeklies on microfilm are available on interloan.  
  
==== <br> Yukon, Northwest Territories &amp; Nunavut  ====
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==== <br>Yukon, Northwest Territories &amp; Nunavut  ====
  
===== Department of Tourism and Culture - Yukon Archives =====
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'''Department of Tourism and Culture - Yukon Archives'''
  
 
Yukon Place - 400 College Drive  
 
Yukon Place - 400 College Drive  
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Telephone: (867)667-5321  
 
Telephone: (867)667-5321  
  
Website:'''http://www.tc.gov.yk.ca/75.html&nbsp;'''
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[http://www.tc.gov.yk.ca/75.html Website]:
  
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==== For Northwest Territories:  ====
 
==== For Northwest Territories:  ====
  
===== Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - NWT Archives =====
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'''Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - NWT Archives'''
  
 
P.O. Box 1320  
 
P.O. Box 1320  
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Email: nwtarchives@learnnet.nt.ca  
 
Email: nwtarchives@learnnet.nt.ca  
  
Website:'''http://pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca/programs/archive.htm'''
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[http://pwnhc.learnnet.nt.ca/programs/archive.htm Website]:
  
 
==== For Nunavut:  ====
 
==== For Nunavut:  ====
  
===== Nunavut Archives =====
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'''Nunavut Archives'''
  
 
Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth  
 
Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth  
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<br> Information in this Wiki page is excerpted from the online course {{Canadian Newspapers Course}} offered by [http://www.genealogicalstudies.com The National Institute for Genealogical Studies]. To learn more about this course or other courses available from the Institute, see our website. We can be contacted at [mailto:wiki@genealogicalstudies.com wiki@genealogicalstudies.com] <br>  
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<br>Information in this Wiki page is excerpted from the online course {{Canadian Newspapers Course}} offered by [http://www.genealogicalstudies.com The National Institute for Genealogical Studies]. To learn more about this course or other courses available from the Institute, see our website. We can be contacted at [mailto:wiki@genealogicalstudies.com wiki@genealogicalstudies.com] <br>
  
 
We welcome updates and additions to this Wiki page.  
 
We welcome updates and additions to this Wiki page.  
  
 
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Revision as of 15:33, 14 March 2013

 
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The original content for this article was contributed by The National Institute for Genealogical Studies in June 2012. It is an excerpt from their course Canadian: Newspaper Records  by Ryan Taylor, revised by Susanna de Groot, PLCGS. The Institute offers over 200 comprehensive genealogy courses for a fee ($).

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FINDING & USING THE NEWSPAPER YOU WANT (Continued)

Canada

Library and Archives Canada 

395 Wellington Street

Ottawa, Ontario K1A 0N4

General enquiries: 613-996-5115 or 1-866-578-7777 (Toll free in Canada and the US)

Online Contact Forms 

Their preferred method of receiving queries is via email, at either of the above addresses. There is a large collection of newspapers on mf at Library and Archives Canada. It published a union list in book form under the title Union list of Canadian newspapers held by Canadian libraries = Liste collective des journaux canadiens disponibles dans les bibliothèques canadiennes (National Library of Canada, 1977, with a supplementary volume in 1983). Since 1988 it has been published on microfiche only. This title is widely available in Canadian libraries of all sizes. Newspaper holdings for LAC are listed on their website:

Canadian Newspapers on Microform Held by the Library and ArchivesCanada,

Alberta

Provincial Archives of Alberta

8555 Roper Road

Edmonton, Alberta T6E 5W1

Telephone: 780-427-1750

Email: paa@gov.ab.ca

Website: http://culture.alberta.ca/paa/

The Legislature Library has a nearly complete collection of weeklies from 1905.

Legislative Assembly of Alberta - Library Services

216 Legislature Building

10800-97th Avenue

Edmonton, Alberta T5K 2B6

Telephone: (780)427- 2473

Email: library.requests@assembly.ab.ca

Website:http://www.assembly.ab.ca/lao/library/index.htm

Both the Provincial Archives and Legislature Library have newspapers.

British Columbia 

British Columbia Archives 

655 Belleville Street

Victoria, British Colombia

Mailing address:

675 Belleville Street

Victoria, British Colombia V8W 9W2

Telephone Toll Free from Greater Vancouver area: (604)660-2421 (ask the operator for 250-387-1952). From other areas in British Columbia, excluding Vancouver & Victoria: 1-800-663-7867 (ask the operator for 387-1952). From everywhere else (250)387-1952

Email: access@bcarchives.bc.ca (please see their website for a complex and very firm note on

what is required for an email query)

Website: http://www.bcarchives.bc.ca/

Their catalogue, British Columbia Newspapers on Microfilm, can be found at the website: http://www.bcarchives.gov.bc.ca/library/newspapr/newspapr.htm

“The collection does not include the major 20th century Vancouver and Victoria daily newspapers; researchers are advised to contact public libraries, university libraries, or the Legislative Library of British Columbia for these materials.”

Manitoba

Archives of Manitoba

130-200 Vaughan Street

Winnipeg, Manitoba R3C 1T5

Telephone Government Records: (204)945-3738

TelephoneGeneral Inquiries : (204)945-3971

Email: archives@gov.mb.ca

Website: http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/archives/


For books and publications, researchers are referred to the Manitoba Legislative Library in the same building.

Telephone: (204)945-4243

Email: legislative_library@gov.mb.ca

Website: http://www.gov.mb.ca/chc/leg-lib/


They have newspapers from Manitoba dating back to 1859 and make the microfilms available for interlibrary loan.

New Brunswick

Provincial Archives of New Brunswick (PANB)

Bonar Law-Bennett Building

23 Dineen Drive

University of New Brunswick Campus

Fredericton, New Brunswick

Mailing Address:

P.O. Box 6000

Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H1

Telephone: (506)453-2122

Website: http://archives.gnb.ca/Archives/

New Brunswick Newspaper Directory:

The province’s largest collection of newspapers is at: 

Harriet Irving Library 

University of New Brunswick

P.O. Box 7500

Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H5

(Street address: 5 MacAulay Lane)

Telephone: (506) 453-4740

Newspaper Guide:

Legislative Library of New Brunswick

706 Queen Street

P.O. Box 6000

Fredericton, New Brunswick E3B 5H1

Telephone: (506)453-2338

Email: library.biblio-info@gnb.ca

Website:

The Legislative Library also has a large collection. They have all New Brunswick newspapers and also make clippings files by subject from the four provincial dailies “concerning public issues and the activities of the New Brunswick government” so it appears unlikely these will be of use to genealogists.

Newfoundland & Labrador

The Rooms - Provincial Archives Division9 Bonaventure Avenue

P.O. Box 1800, Station C

St. John’s, Newfoundland A1C 5P9

Telephone: (709)757-8030

Email: archives@therooms.ca

Website:

The principal repository for newspapers is the Newfoundland & Labrador Collection, which is part of the:


Newfoundland & Labrador Public Libraries

Newfoundland & Labrador Collection

Provincial Resource Library

Arts & Culture Centre

St. John’s, Newfoundland A1B 3A3

Telephone: 709-737-3955

Website:

Nova Scotia

Nova Scotia Archives

6016 University Avenue

Halifax, Nova Scotia B3H 1W4

(corner of University Avenue and Robie Street)

Telephone: (902)424-6060

Email: nsarm@gov.ns.ca

Website:

A good listing of their newspaper holdings can be found in Terrence Punch’s Genealogical research in Nova Scotia (New revised edition, Halifax: Nimbus, 1998).

Ontario

Archives of Ontario

134 Ian Macdonald Blvd.

Toronto, Ontario M7A 2C5

Toll-Free Number (Ontario only): 1-800-668-9933

or (416)327-1600

Email: reference@ontario.ca

Website:

AO has a large collection of pre-1930 newspapers. In the 1960s, Ontario universities had a cooperative programme to microfilm local newspapers, and these microfilms can be found in many university libraries. The largest collection of post-1930 Ontario newspapers in one place (aside fromLAC) can be found at the:

Toronto Public Library - Toronto Reference Library

789 Yonge Street (1 block north of Bloor)

Toronto, Ontario M4W 2G8

Telephone: (416) 393-7131

Website:

Prince Edward Island

Public Archives & Records Office (PARO)

Hon. George Coles Building, 4th floor

175 Richmond Street

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island

Mailing address: 

P.O. Box 1000

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 7M4

Telephone: (902)368-4290

Email: archives@gov.pe.ca

Website

There are many newspapers here and at the:

Robertson Library

University of Prince Edward Island

550 University Avenue

Charlottetown, Prince Edward Island C1A 4P3

Information/Reference Desk: (902)566-0696

Email: reference@upei.ca

Website:

Québec

The Archives nationales du Québec has nine locations, each of which has the materials for its area:

Abitibi-Témiscamingue et Nord-du-Québec

27, rue du Terminus Ouest

Rouyn-Noranda, Québec J9X 293

Telephone: (819) 763-3484

Email: archives.rouyn@banq.qc.ca

Bas-Saint-Laurent et Gaspésie, Iles-de-la-Madeleine

337, rue Moreault

Rimouski, Québec G5L 1P4

Telephone: (418) 727-3500

Email: archives.rimouski@banq.qc.ca

Côte-Nord

700, boulevard Laure, Bureau 190-2

Sept-Iles, Québec, G4R 1Y1

Telephone: (418) 964-8434

Email:archives.sept-iles@banq.qc.ca

Estrie

225, rue Frontenac, bureau 401

Sherbrooke, Québec J1H 1K1

Telephone: (819) 820-3010

Email: archives.sherbrooke@banq.qc.ca

Mauricie et Centre-du-Québec

225, rue des Forges

Trois-Rivières, Québec G9A 2G7

Telephone: (819) 371-6015

Email:archives.trois-rivieres@banq.qc.ca

Montréal

Édifice Gilles-Hocquart

535 avenue Viger est

Montréal, Québec H2L 2P3

Telephone: (514) 873-1100, option 4

Email: archives.montreal@banq.qc.ca

Outaouais

855, boulevard de la Gappe

Gatineau (Québec) J8T 8H9

Telephone : (819) 568-8798

Email: archives.gatineau@banq.qc.ca

Québec

Campus de l’Université Laval

Pavillon Louis-Jacques-Casault

Cité universitaire, C.P. 10450

1055, avenue du Séminaire

Case postale 10450, succursale Sainte-Foy

Québec G1V 4N1

Telephone: (418) 643-8904

Email: archives.quebec@banq.qc.ca

Saguenay - Lac-Saint-Jean

930, rue Jacques-Cartier Est

Bureau C-103

Chicoutimi, Québec G7H 2A9

Telephone: 418-698-3516

Email: archives.saguenay@banq.qc.ca


The principal repository for newspapers is the:

Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec (BAnQ) 

475, boulevard De Maisonneuve Est

Montréal, Québec H2L 5C4

Telephone: 514-873-1100

Toll free in Québec outside Montréal: 1-800-363-9028

Website:

Saskatchewan

Regina location:

Saskatchewan Archives Board

3303 Hillsdale Street

Regina, Saskatchewan

Mailing address:

P.O. Box 1665

Regina, Saskatchewan S4P 3C6

Telephone: 306-787-4068

Email: info.regina@archives.gov.sk.ca

Website:


Saskatoon location:

Saskatchewan Archives Board

91 Murray Building, University of Saskatchewan

3 Campus Drive

Saskatoon, Saskatchewan S7N 5A4

Telephone: 306-933-5832

Email: info.saskatoon@archives.gov.sk.ca

The two offices’ collections reflect their geographical location, Regina collecting for the south and Saskatoon for the north of the province, but it is possible to have things sent to the other office if that is where you will be.

This is the best source for newspapers; papers from communities north of Davidson are in Saskatoon, the rest are in Regina. The weeklies on microfilm are available on interloan.


Yukon, Northwest Territories & Nunavut

Department of Tourism and Culture - Yukon Archives

Yukon Place - 400 College Drive

Whitehorse, Yukon

Telephone: (867)667-5321

Website:


For Northwest Territories:

Prince of Wales Northern Heritage Centre - NWT Archives

P.O. Box 1320

4750 - 48 Street

Yellowknife, Northwest Territories X1A 2L9

Telephone: (867)873-7551

Email: nwtarchives@learnnet.nt.ca

Website:

For Nunavut:

Nunavut Archives

Department of Culture, Language, Elders and Youth

Box 1000, Stn. 800

Iqaluit, Nunavut X0A 0H0

Telephone: 867-975-5500

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